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Don Rosa

1951 - Today

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Keno Don Hugo Rosa (), known simply as Don Rosa (born June 29, 1951), is an American comic book writer and illustrator known for his Disney comics stories about Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck, and other characters which Carl Barks created for Disney-licensed comic books, first published in America by Dell Comics. Many of his stories are built on characters and locations created by Barks; among these was his first Duck story, "The Son of the Sun" (1987), which was nominated for a Harvey Award in the "Best Story of the Year" category. Rosa created about 90 stories between 1987 and 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Rosa has received more than 442,129 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Don Rosa is the 28th most popular comic artist (down from 27th in 2019), the 1,812th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,692nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Comic Artist.

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  • 35

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comic artists, Don Rosa ranks 28 out of 174Before him are Quino, Leiji Matsumoto, Milo Manara, Alan Moore, Winsor McCay, and Will Eisner. After him are Georges Wolinski, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Hirohiko Araki, Jean-Claude Mézières, Masashi Kishimoto, and Cabu.

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Among people born in 1951, Don Rosa ranks 57Before him are Lou Ferrigno, Chris Cooper, Nicu Ceaușescu, Kirstie Alley, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, and Kim Peek. After him are Olivia Hussey, Glenn Hughes, Roberto Durán, Sergei Skripal, Gustavo Santaolalla, and Christian Lacroix.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Rosa ranks 1,812 out of 18,182Before him are Saul Kripke (1940), Arthur Danto (1924), Robert Moog (1934), Ira Levin (1929), Stephen Sondheim (1930), and Isaac Hayes (1942). After him are Martin Rodbell (1925), Lucy Liu (1968), Fred Phelps (1929), R. Kelly (1967), Joe Mantegna (1947), and Henry Bergman (1868).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Don Rosa ranks 10Before him are Matt Groening (1954), Jack Kirby (1917), Bob Kane (1915), Steve Ditko (1927), Winsor McCay (1867), and Will Eisner (1917). After him are Bill Finger (1914), Charles M. Schulz (1922), Frank Miller (1957), Jerry Siegel (1914), Charles Addams (1912), and E. C. Segar (1894).